Definition of Prunus domestica
1. Noun. Any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Domestica
Literary usage of Prunus domestica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Domestica or European types, prunus domestica. Native to western Asia, ... Of late years, hardy races of prunus domestica have been introduced from Russia. ..."
2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Numerous varieties of both the European plum (prunus domestica L.) and the Japanese species (P. triflora Rxb.) are cultivated throughout the temperate zone. ..."
3. Laboratory Manual of Horticulture by George William Hood (1915)
"prunus domestica includes the following varieties: Bavay, Lombard, Gold Drop, Arch Duke, Diamond, Monarch, Italian Prune, Yellow Gage, and several others. a ..."
4. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"prunus domestica var. damascena. Date, American. ... Mountain. Ximenia Americana. Myrobalan. A variety of prunus domestica. ..."